Disney Actress Nikita Pearl Waligwa of ‘Queen Of Katwe’ Dies at 15 — KTLA

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A Disney actress died Saturday of a brain tumor, according to the Ugandan school where she was a student. Nikita Pearl Waligwa, who appeared in the 2016 Disney film “Queen of Katwe,” was 15. The movie tells the true story of Phiona Mutesi who went from living in Uganda’s slums to becoming an international chess star. Nikita…

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